Prof. BOYD Brian Keane

PhD - Communications 
B.S. - Economics 
MA - Communication Sciences 


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Prof. Boyd is Head of Department and Chair Professor of Strategic Management at City University of Hong Kong. He has served as a Visiting Professor at a number of leading business schools worldwide, including Tilburg University, the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of Queensland Business School, University of Western Australia, and Bocconi University. Previously, he was on the faculty at the W. P. Carey School, at Arizona State University. His main research interests include corporate strategy, strategy implementation, international management, and boards of directors. He has written regularly for Strategic Management Journal, and other prominent scholarly journals. His research has been cited over 4,000 times on Google Scholar. He is currently Associate Editor at Organizational Research Methods, and has served previously as Associate Editor at Corporate Governance: An International Review. He is also Co-Editor of five Special Issues at various journals. Prof. Boyd has had numerous Editorial Board appointments, serving multiple terms at Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management. Management & Organization Review, and Organizational Research Methods. He is a Fellow and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis. Prof. Boyd is actively involved in multiple professional societies. He is Program Chair of the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management, and was also an officer of the Strategy & Governance Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society. He is serves on the faculty of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) workshops on research methodology. He has received several awards for his work, including seven ‘best paper’ nominations at the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society annual conferences. Prof. Boyd also received awards for outstanding Editorial Board Service at Strategic Management Journal in 2008 and 2009, and received a comparable award in 1999 for his service on the board of Academy of Management Journal. In 2011, Prof. Boyd was the recipient of Sage Publications/Robert McDonald Advancement of Organizational Research Methodology Award, with Steve Gove and Mike Hitt.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Corporate Governance
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods